Aut Vincere Aut Mori
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Bikes: Irish Cycles Tir na Nog, Jack Kane Team Racing, Fuji Aloha 1.0, GT Karakoram, Motobecane Fly Team
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Yeah, climbing is very important to address. Many of the races on the NUE calendar (National Ultra Endurance) have a boatload of elevation gain. That's what killed me more than anything else at PMBAR. I focused hard on crits this year, and did well in them - but suffered mightily on the long climbs of Pisgah.
I'm committed (if my knee cooperates) to do the "Double Dare" race in Pisgah this October. It's back to back 12hr days of racing, with a quasi-adventure race format. I'd like to do some more as well, as I plan to have a much higher volume training plan in 2009 than I was able to this year. How about you, what's on the schedule?